Monday, October 31, 2016

ExtraLife 2016 Schedule

Alright. ExtraLife 2106 is next weekend and I am almost prepared. Here is my intended schedule.

  • Novemeber 5th, 2016
    • 0600 - Begin quest. Start playing games
    • 1200 - 1300 - Eat Lunch
    • 1300 - Play more games
    • 1700 - 1800 - Eat Dinner
    • 1800 - Play some more games
    • 2300 - 15 hours down! Woo!
  • November 6th, 2016
    • 0800 -  Break time is over. Play!
    • 1200 - 1300 - Eat Lunch
    • 1300 - 5 hours to go! Play more!
    • 1700 - 1800 - Eat Dinner
    • 1800 - 1 hour to go! Almost there!
    • 1900 - End of ExtraLife! Quest complete!

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Penn State Children's Hospital hires full-time facility dog

Wondering what your donation will be used for? I found this article in the paper this morning.

Penn State Children's Hospital hires full-time facility dog: Kaia rests at Penn State Children's Hospital (Photo by Michael Dakota/Lebanon Daily News). (Hershey) -- Penn State Children's Hospital in Hershey has hired what's believed to be the first full-time facility dog at a children's hospital in the state. Just 30 children's hospitals across the nation utilize facility dogs, which are different than therapy dogs in that they demonstrate various procedures for kids such as how to lay on x-ray tables and sit still during tests. The hospital's Child Life Program will be using Kaia, a golden retriever, to help calm patients and create a more positive environment. Kaia was born and raised at Canine Assistance, a Georgia-based organization that trains service and facility dogs. Ashley Kane, Child Life Program manager and Kaia's handler, says she hopes the hospital will expand its use of facility dogs in the future....

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Extra-Life 2016

Well, it's that time again. Extra-life time! Game Day is November 5th, but as previous years, I will be splitting it over 2 days, November 5th and 6th. A lot has been going on over the last few months and I have just started to update everything for 2016. Sorry if some of the date the page are from last year. I did update the links. So feel free to look around and check out the donate page. =) Just wanted to give an update . Join us for our 6th year of Extra-Life! Thank you all!